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Oct 11, 2012 6:30pm EDT
in pakistan that stood up against the taliban so that girls could go to school. they shot her in the head, she is still in critical condition. but this one young heroine has inspired a growing movement in pakistan to unite against the taliban and said, finally, enough is enough. here's abc's muhammad lila. >> reporter: she's become an icon of hope. a courageous young girl now fighting for her life in a military hospital. >> malala can be anybody's child. it is not that this thing will stop at one person. >> reporter: 14-year-old malala yousafzai was shot and nearly killed on her school bus, targeted by the taliban. her only crime, demanding the right for girls to go to school, something the taliban oppose. the attack has shaken the country, from ordinary pakistanis right to the highest levels of power. even the head of the country's powerful army visiting her in the hospital saying, "we refuse to bow before terror. this woman fights for women's rights. we spoke to her with malala's story on the front page of every newspaper in the country. how is it that a 14-year-old girl can capture the hear
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
entries about bad things the taliban g in her native village. she was forced out of her home and has been the target taliban. a newspaper reported this morning she was walking from friends when an came out wearing a police uniform, stopped the vehicle and opened fire on the car. the newspaper reporting she was shot at least twice and was rushed to a hospital. she has been in the spotlight or quite some time now in international headlines. people like desmond tutu and hailed her for all the work she's done to bring into spotlight all the things the taliban is doing. she is expected to survive. we are keeping a close eye on well and will update you as we get any information. back to you. >> thank you. we want to look around montgomery county. police investigating a shooting in silver spring. officers called to a home on colt drive monday night. the there, president said he had been with ad in an argument acquaintance and a man he did not know. the president said he fired a gun, possibly hitting the man. later police got a call that a man had been brought the hospital with a gunshot wound in
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
by the taliban then she was 14 years old and we have proof americans work hard for their money >> you are watching "abc 7's good morning, washington." >> all this week, we have been learning about the nobel prize winner. >> we just heard the winners of the nobel prize for chemistry and they are both americans and one of them even as a local talk to our region. we will pull up on the screen and introduce you to the doctor and professor at stanford university. next up, we have robert lefkowitz and the as a researcher at howard hughes medical institute right here in chevy chase maryland. the two researchers won for their studies of g-protein receptors which is cell work. they help create new drugs to battle diseases that are out there. these two researchers have won the nobel prize for chemistry. on friday, we will win the -- we will learn the winner of the nobel peace prize. >> thanks so much. doctors in pakistan said the next few days will be crucial for the 14-year-old girl was shot by the taliban for advocating education for girls. she was shot in the head and neck. a pakistani offic
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. for me, the taliban is on the inside of the building. >> reporter: nordstrom suspected the denials for more security were rooted in a fear of making libya seem more unstable. but a state department official denied any politics were at play. >> i have directly served six secretaries of state, democratic and republican. on my honor, no. none. >> reporter: we've learned new details of what happened that night. at 8:30, ambassador chris stevens went outside the compound to say good night to a visiting turish diplomat. the streets were empty. but at 9:40 p.m., security agents in the operations center heard explosions and saw a large group of armed men entering the compound. stevens, information specialist sean smith and one security agent locked themselves in a safe area -- they saw their attackers hunting for them. then, pouring diesel and setting the house on fire. the three americans went to a bathroom area where they tried to open a small window for air, but it was not enough. on the ground, suffering from severe smoke inhalation, they decided to flee. but stevens and smith never ma
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. >>> overseas now, and the latest on the heroic young girl, shot by the taliban because she made a public appeal for girls to get to go to school. today, across pakistan, it was a day of prayer for 14-year-old malala yousufzai. she is in satisfactory condition tonight, they say, and we have learned that several suspects are under arrest. they have not been identified yet, but the taliban was unrepentant, issuing a statement, saying, they had warned her not to speak out about going to school, the way western girls do. malala has been air lifted to a leading military hospital in pakistan for her own protection. >>> and now, back here at home, there is some wicked weather brewing as we head into the weekend. out west, the crushing triple digit heat has been replaced by hail. and there are random water spouts popping up on the horizon. as abc's mrng ginger zee tells us, tonight, the storms are marching east. >> reporter: thunderstorms and lightening lit up the sky in southern california. inside the storms, flooding rain s and spectacular hail. >> it's pretty freaky weather down here. when we get a s
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 2:35am EDT
the people, programs, and person them who are supposed to be supporting me. for me, the taliban is on the inside of the building. >> that official acknowledged a few more armed americans might not have fended off the attack. republican lawmakers kret size the obama add strags for not doing enough to protect the benghazi compound. >>> new details about the man arrested at lax wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying weapons. abc news learned that he told detectives and the fbi, hey this is a game. however, the officials are puzzled whether he meant the questioning or the stuff in his checked baggage. and officials are still trying to figure out how he managed to fly from china to korea to japan and on to los angeles without being stopped by security. >>> a plea deal reach in the case of a colorado student shot after she wandered into a house drunk. zoe ripple pleaded getty to felony trespassing. her record will be wiped clean if she stays out of trouble. the colorado university student claims sunny was given a date rape drug the night she ended up inside the stranger's house. >> r
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm EDT
.s. marines urinating on taliban corpses? >> oh, gosh, yes. >> burning korans immediately? >> what we should not be apologizing for is standing up for your values. what we should not be doing is saying to the egyptian people, we, mubarak is cracking down on them, that he's a good guy and in the next week, say, he ought to go. what we should not be doing is rejecting claims for calls for more security in our barracks, our marine -- we need marines in benghazi, when the commander on the ground says we need more forces for security. there were requests for extra security. those requests were not honored. look. this was the anniversary of 9/11. it was libya, a country we knew we had al qaeda cells there, as we know al qaeda and its affiliates are on the rise in northern africa. and we did not give our ambassador in benghazi a marine detachme detachment? of course there's an investigation. but when it comes to speaking up for our values, we should not apologize for those. here's the problem. look at all the various issues out there and it's unraveling before our eyes. the vice president talks abo
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 2:35am EDT
by the taliban, she is now being treated by the country's top military hospital. she was flown by helicopter and helped on to a stretcher by soldiers that nearly fatal attack on the girl has horrified pakistanis across religious, ethnic, political lines. she was targeted by the taliban for demanding that girls get equal access to education. and they say the next 24 hours after surgery are going to be critical. 10 doctors waiting to see if the extreme swelling in her head will hopefully be reduced. >> amazing some times the role she has taken on in society. what a symbol she has become. at a young age. what she is fighting for, something we take for granted. she is literally fighting for her life because of the cause there. the doctor said one doctor said the bull effected some parts of the brain. but a 70% chance she well survive. certainly welcome news. all thinking and praying for her. brave little girl. >> for sure. moving on, dozens of american airlines pilots put their labor frustration on display in the nation's capital. the pilots protested at reagan national airport saying the carrie
ABC
Oct 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
pakistani girl that stood up to the taliban. four people have been arrested for the attack on malala yusefzai. she is in stable condition after being shot in the head and neck. >>> and two dozen people on a party boat in san francisco bay had a scare when the boat started sinking. the coast guard rescued 22 people on that craft after it struck a rock off of alcatraz. and started taking on water. >> there was alcatraz. and all of a sudden, boom. like a big jolt. and the cost guard boats came in and got us off. >> nobody was injured in that incident. >>> and the soft drink industry is launching a last-ditch effort to try to stop a ban on big drinks in new york city from aching effect. the industry is suing the city board of health, denying the authority to impose the ban on drinks larger than 16 ounces. the rule is set to take effect this coming march. >>> and if you get a strange-looking $100 bill, there's a good chance it was stolen. the fbi says a lge amount of the newly-designed bills, they won't say how many, were stolen from a plane in philadelphia. they don't go into circulation
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
long. a young, 14-year-old girl. she inspired so many as a symbol of defiance against the taliban because she was promoting education among women. she is fighting for her life, after the taliban targeted her, gunned her down. she survived. and a team of surgeons extracted a bullet from her neck this morning. she is recovering. we'll have the latest on the story. >> one brave young woman. >>> we have to switch gears now. we want to show you a video we can't stop watching. how so many people are getting up close and personal with tigers. is it just wild encounter? or too close to nature? >> saw the alligator. >>> we have a guest today. ann romney will come in our second hour. >>> we're going to begin with the alarmliing arrest at l.a.x. the big question, how did he make it on that flight into los angeles in the first place? cecilia vega is here with more. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: this is a weird one. look at all of the weapons. it could be a scene straight out of a horror movie. the weapons police say they found in the man's suitcase were bizarre, not to mention frighteni
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
on enemy taliban fighters to save the lives of wounded soldiers. ♪ it's been a hard day's night >>> it's tiring to be a toddler, times two. watch these boys take on their dinner plates. spaghetti versus sleep. can you guess who wins? >>> and happy friday, everyone. i've not seen that video before. that's very funny stuff. as you all know, robin is at home, recovering from her bone marrow transplant. great to have amy here. what a debate. i'm calling it the thursday night fight. real clashes. real differences. the early polls show a split decision. we're hearing a whole lot of praise for our friend and colleague, martha raddatz. she was the moderator last night from abc news. there he is, front and center. >> martha raddatz for president, right? vice president biden really brought the fight to the debate. calling ryan's statements a bunch of mularkey and a bunch of stuff. we're going to talk about it with our powerhouse contributors. nicolle wallace and dana brazon brazi brazile. and bianna will tell us about the google searches. >> a lot of online activity last night. it's "your voice,
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